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An Excuse to do Nothing

2/3/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

How did 300 tons of rusted metal halt federal legislation in its tracks?  That’s the question looming over the Deepwater Horizon’s blowout preventer (BOP), a “fail-safe” mechanism designed as the last line of defense against oil spills. During last week’s […] Read more >

Oil Spill Commission on Trial

2/1/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

The federal Oil Spill Commission meets a daunting roadblock: Congress. Read more >